Health & Safety Manager

Basic Life Insurance & Supplemental 
401K Matching
Paid Holidays

The Health and Safety Manager has the responsibility for managing and administrating the programs dedicated to the safety, health and training of team members, visitors, and vendors/contractors. The Health & Safety Manager is expected to develop, manage, promote and train team members of the health and safety programs to ensure all team members understand the safety concerns and hazards, PPE requirements and safe behavior required in the performance of their positions.  This position also includes responsibility for ensuring the organization’s compliance with all State and Federal legal safety requirements and insurance requirements concerning health and safety. This position is also responsible for assisting the Environmental Specialist with environmental and industrial waste management issues.  This position has two direct reports and is responsible for directing and managing the workload related to those positions within the Training and Health & Safety Program.



•    Provide the organization with guidance and expertise relating to safety.
•    Ensure all Job Safety/ Hazard Analyses are conducted for all routine and non-routine tasks.
•    Develop, manage and administer the safety & production training programs that ensures all team members are able to perform assigned tasks / functions efficiently, effectively and safely. 
•    Ensure all applicable Team Members are forklift (PIT) trained and retrained according to schedule 
•    Manage and maintain the new hire safety training ensuring that team members understand workplace hazards, safe operating procedures and how to respond in a safe manner in the event of an emergency.
•    Ensure contactor safety training is conducted and ensure all contactors and visitors understand and abide by the safety requirements of the plant.
•    Ensure the company is compliant with all federal and state governmental regulations with regards to H&S.
•    Communicate to the Site Manager and all department managers of any compliance issues or regulation changes.
•    Manage PPE inventory levels to ensure to ensure proper amount of stock for all positions / job functions on site. 
•    Manage / train team members on the use of required PPE required for all functions.
•    Develop and manage system to ensure proper use and continued upkeep of PPE required in the organization
•    Assist Supervisors and managers in responding to emergency situations in the plant.
•    Develop, train and assist with Design Safety Reviews, Pre-Startup Safety Reviews, significant change reviews and Field Walk Throughs
•    Manage and support Incidents Investigations, ensuring timely completion and are done in a timely manner and audit for resolution follow-up completed by appropriate departments.
•    Analyze incidents for trends and make recommendations for improvements to management.
•    Administer (superuser) LMS on-line safety training & SDS management
•    All other duties as assigned. 



•    Solid understanding of occupational health and safety (OH&S) and all State and Federal safety regulations and requirements.
•    4-7+ years of experience in a safety role at a manufacturing facility
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Proven ability to interact professionally between departments and at all levels of the organization.
•    Internal auditing experience
•    Strong Computer Skills; Including Excel, Word and PPT presentations.



•    Bachelors degree in Safety, Business, or other related field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
•    Safety Certifications by a professionally recognized organization.
•    Forklift Train-the-Trainer certification.


The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the functions of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work at heights, and precarious places. 




Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Aug 5, 2022

Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Legal Unit:  SGL Composites LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Compliance, Facilities, Forklift, Warehouse, Safety, Legal, Operations, Manufacturing, Service